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Charter for Young Workers will be signed at Welsh Assembly.   

At an event at the Senedd, Mr Drakeford will meet representatives of Careers Wales and Cardiff Council for a special signing of the #RespectYourYouth Charter, developed by the public services union, UNISON Cymru Wales. A delegation of young workers will also be present.


New Working Wales service launched to help more people into work.   

‘Working Wales’, delivered by Careers Wales, aims to provide a simpler approach to employability support by providing individuals with a single point of contact to access the personalised, expert advice and training they need to find and maintain good, long-term employment.


Careers Award for Swansea School

A secondary school in Swansea is celebrating after winning the prestigious Careers Wales Mark for the first time.


Careers Wales inspires the next generation of innovators from across Caerphilly

Pupils from schools across Caerphilly were challenged to put their creative skills to the test at a Careers Wales event in conjunction with the Eden Education Centre.


Local pupils go head to head in Lego challenge

Students from Ebbw Fawr Learning Community Secondary Campus and their business mentors, Tai Calon Community Housing Limited, have been crowned winners of the Eden Robotics ‘Green Living’ Challenge hosted by Careers Wales, Business in the Community (BITC) The Eden Education Centre and sponsored by Coleg Gwent and Merthyr College.


Choose Your Future ‘Apprenticeships Work’ 

1,200 pupils and parents from Secondary Schools and FE Colleges in Cardiff and The Vale of Glamorgan got the chance to meet some of Wales’ largest employers and work based learning providers.


Choose Your Future Powys 

Positives Pathways Powys organised the event at the Royal Welsh Showground at Llanelwedd on Wednesday which was attended by some 3,000 students from high schools, special schools and colleges from across the county.


SkillsCymru careers event inspires west Wales pupils 

Young people from across west Wales were given the opportunity to explore the different careers paths available to them at SkillsCymru Carmarthenshire, the largest careers event in west Wales.


Choose Your Future Careers Festival at Aberystwyth University 

Aberystwyth University welcomed pupils from every secondary school in Ceredigion on Tuesday 19 February, for an interactive careers and skills event.


Snowdonia hotel inspires the future workforce.   

Young people have been given a taste of the Tourism, Hospitality and Leisure industry in North Wales this week in a hands-on workshop, organised by Careers Wales.


Young entrepreneurs put to the test at Business Class CRE8 event   

Teams of year nine pupils from local schools have taken part in a series of business challenges at a Careers Wales event held at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David’s (UWTSD) new £350 million SA1 Swansea Waterfront development.


Choose Your Future Wrexham   

More than 400 pupils from Wrexham, 40 employers and 6 training providers gathered at the Sports hall at Glyndwr University recently for the 'Choose Your Future' Wrexham event.


Choose Your Future Apprenticeships   

More than 700 pupils from the Gwent valleys, 38 employers and 12 training providers gathered at Risca Leisure Centre recently for the first ever Choose Your Future Apprenticeship event held in the region.


Welsh employers recognised for valuable careers support for young people   

More than 50 Welsh companies have been recognised for helping school pupils across Wales prepare for their future careers.  


Valued Partner Award recognises the important contribution made by employers  

The Valued Partner Award recognises the important contribution made by those who consistently step up to support the workforce of the future.


Bassaleg School friends land Lloyds apprenticeships with help from Business Class programme   

Two 16-year-old friends and former Bassaleg School students have been offered apprenticeships with Lloyds Bank, thanks to a unique partnership between the business and the school.


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